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Only one in five suspect rape cases to be examined

Sep 22, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

A REVIEW into rape convictions, ordered in the wake of last year's disclosure scandal, will only examine a fraction of the cases where a miscarriage of justice may have occurred, The Daily Telegraph has learnt.

The Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) recently announced it would revisit 306 convictions on its books to identify if vital evidence had been missed during the original trials.

Concerns were raised about the safety of hundreds of rape convictions following the collapse o...